public safety

I wrote a book, WE KEEP US SAFE: Building Secure, Just, and Inclusive Communities , that talks about how we can cultivate public safety and wellness in our neighborhoods. For 200 years, fear has been used to distract and divide our communities through discrimination and punishment. After more than...
What does true safety look like? Last night, the Ella Baker Center tried to answer that question with Night Out for Safety and Liberation. The Lake Merritt Boulevard Amphitheater was packed with a diverse group of Oaklanders and people from around the Bay Area watching performers, getting to know...